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As I suspected. A question never asked is just... 567 Views / 3 Replies  
As I suspected. A question never asked is just one more thing unlearned. Thanks for your courteous response.
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 16, 2006 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can it be done? 567 Views / 3 Replies  
Can I upgrade my PPC processor in my Mini to an intel processor? This may be what people are talking about in the "merom" forum, but I could not tell if it that is an upgrade for the new Intel macs...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 16, 2006 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
FCP on B/W w/G4? 513 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a B/W G3 that I upgraded with a G4 processor. It has 512 RAM, and I plan to upgrade that to 1G. Will I be able to run Final Cut Pro on this machine? Somewhere I read that it wont. ...
Posted by ZSS, on Jul 8, 2005 at 10:51 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Yeah...I'm with you on this one. I have an 300... 406 Views / 1 Replies  
Yeah...I'm with you on this one. I have an 300 mhz Wallstreet and I'm getting a mini with an airport card. Anyone out there have some advice on this?
Posted by ZSS, on May 13, 2005 at 10:41 PM, in Networking
333 or 400?? 2,522 Views / 12 Replies  
Help out a novice here...

I noticed on OWC that they offer 333mhz and 400mhz for the mini. Is there a noticable difference? I'm getting the 1.42 ghz mini and I'm trying to find the best option...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 24, 2005 at 10:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks! 546 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks!
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 20, 2005 at 09:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Upgrades: Wallstreet 546 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 300 mhz wallstreet running 10.1 It does fine, but its slow. Currently it has 192 mb RAM. Obviously I need more of that. I know that I can upgrade the processor to a G4, but is there any...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 19, 2005 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, I think I'm a bit thick...yikes600 and... 957 Views / 12 Replies  
OK, I think I'm a bit thick...yikes600 and angelmb are both telling me to hook it so that the mini shows up as a firewire drive on the B&W then I can choose it as the start up, no? OK, OK... I'll...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 17, 2005 at 01:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Looks great! are the memory test and/or heat... 2,522 Views / 12 Replies  
Looks great! are the memory test and/or heat spreader worth the added expense, or are they just a sneaky ad on? Also, how long did it take to get it?
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 16, 2005 at 03:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK...perhaps I'm a little slow. I'm not as much... 957 Views / 12 Replies  
OK...perhaps I'm a little slow. I'm not as much concerned about data transfer as I am about using the mini as the start up disk for the B&W. This would allow me to leave all peripherals hooked up...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 16, 2005 at 11:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
OK, so that worked for the burner on the G3. Now... 957 Views / 12 Replies  
OK, so that worked for the burner on the G3. Now back to the original question. I want to use the mini as the start up disk, when I get it. Target disk mode is not an option because of the age of...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 15, 2005 at 11:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Excellent, Smithers! I can't wait to get my new... 957 Views / 12 Replies  
Excellent, Smithers! I can't wait to get my new toy!!!!
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 14, 2005 at 10:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks y'all (or perhaps I should use the... 957 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks y'all (or perhaps I should use the plural... all y'all). I'll prolly just network 'em. Blast that AGP graphics issue. I keep bumping into that with upgrades. The real issue is that I have...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 13, 2005 at 10:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
mini and B/W G3 957 Views / 12 Replies  
I have a B/W G3 with a OWC G4 ZIF. I'm getting a mini as a birthday present. What's the best option for configuration? Do I attach peripherals to the mini and link to the B/W as a seperate hard...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 12, 2005 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the advice about the scsi card. As to... 2,003 Views / 30 Replies  
Thanks for the advice about the scsi card. As to the HD, now it only boots from OSX on the master. I may have some data corruption of some kind. No reason I can't do a clean install on the slave...
Posted by ZSS, on Dec 1, 2004 at 11:55 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Yeah...just don't want to have to back up all my... 2,003 Views / 30 Replies  
Yeah...just don't want to have to back up all my stuff into CDs and such. I'll suck it up and try it.


Yeah...perhaps FCP was a *gift*, shall we say. I probably shouldn't be going that route...
Posted by ZSS, on Nov 29, 2004 at 11:13 PM, in Hardware Hacking
AGP? SATA? 2,003 Views / 30 Replies  
I have a B/W G3 that I inherited. I'm guessing that its rev.1 because it had a 300mhz with a CD ROM. So far I have put 896 mb RAM, an 80 Gig Western Dig HD, an OWC G4 500 Mhz ZIF clocked at 550 Mhz,...
Posted by ZSS, on Nov 28, 2004 at 11:36 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Panther on secondary drive? 359 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a b/w desktop with an additional hard drive. I want to instal Panther on the secondary drive. Here's the dumb question...if I install panther on this formatted disk drive, will it erase the...
Posted by ZSS, on Jul 5, 2004 at 04:24 PM, in macOS
problems with classic on Panther 424 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a B/W G3 with a 2G start up disk and an additional 80G drive installed on the internal scuzi chain. I moved all apps and my OS9 system folder to the second drive to make more space on the...
Posted by ZSS, on Jun 2, 2004 at 10:31 PM, in macOS
Very helpful, thanks! I undestand about the 512... 712 Views / 5 Replies  
Very helpful, thanks! I undestand about the 512 registering as 256 in a G3 B/W, but what if its been updated to a G4? I'm betting you're going to say that its an architecture issue and the same...
Posted by ZSS, on May 17, 2004 at 10:13 PM, in Hardware Hacking
RAM Anyone? 712 Views / 5 Replies  
I just upgraded my processor in my B/W to a 550 mhz G4. I am running Panther. Its a little faster, but I definitely need more ram (currently running at 512mb). I'm trying to find the most...
Posted by ZSS, on May 16, 2004 at 10:19 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Reply to druber 2,081 Views / 12 Replies  
Still considering cracking it open....I do also have a Wallstreet that could benefit from an external burner if I get a PCMCIA card.

Current software is Toast Titanium. Buffer underun protection...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 10, 2004 at 12:43 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Why not crack that sucker open and install the... 2,081 Views / 12 Replies  
Why not crack that sucker open and install the drive in place of the stock unit?

Tempting, but I don't want to void the warranty on the LaCie drive. It registers as a pioneer DVD, so I'm sure I...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 9, 2004 at 01:20 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Re: Re: G3 resurection 2,081 Views / 12 Replies  
What if you upgrade to firewire 800?

Had not thought of that. I'll look into it. That still doesn't answer the iDVD question though. Will I need to upgrade to G4 to use iDVD? Anyone know if...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 6, 2004 at 09:23 AM, in Hardware Hacking
G3 resurection 2,081 Views / 12 Replies  
I realize this topic has been widely discussed, but most posts are a month or so old, and I did not find an answer specific to my needs. So, please humor me and tell me what you think I should do. ...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 5, 2004 at 09:21 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Thanks, that's good to know. I really do need... 1,101 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks, that's good to know. I really do need the G4 becaude the real issue is that I need Altivec for running an external La Cie DVD burner.
Posted by ZSS, on Feb 17, 2004 at 12:58 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Thanks for your help! I'll check xlr8 1,101 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for your help! I'll check xlr8
Posted by ZSS, on Feb 11, 2004 at 12:03 AM, in Hardware Hacking
b/w G3 upgrade to Sonet G4 1,101 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm looking to upgrade my b/w G3 with a Sonet G4 processor. Anyone out there done it? Is it a reliable product? Any probs to be aware of?
Posted by ZSS, on Feb 5, 2004 at 11:31 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Thanks to all contributors, and my apologies for... 707 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks to all contributors, and my apologies for posting on the wrong forum page. Many thanks to Xeo for pointing that out. I tried the suggestions noted by Xeo, but it was to no avail. I'll get...
Posted by ZSS, on Jul 1, 2003 at 02:53 AM, in macOS
internet sharing probs 595 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi. I have a B/W desktop runing OS X 2.6 and a Wallstreet running OS X 1.5. My wife has a PC running NT. I would like to connect them all so that they can share an internet connection, but am not...
Posted by ZSS, on Jun 28, 2003 at 09:35 PM, in Networking
sharing an internet connection 707 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi. I have a B/W desktop runing OS X 2.6 and a Wallstreet running OS X 1.5. My wife has a PC running NT. I would like to connect them all so that they can share an internet connection, but am not...
Posted by ZSS, on Jun 28, 2003 at 09:13 PM, in macOS
Wallstreet Battery Problems/DVD issues 330 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a 300 Mhz Walstreet that was working fine before upgrading to OSX v10.1. Now the battery will no longer hold a charge. In fact, when in OSX it does not even recognize the battery. When I...
Posted by ZSS, on Apr 21, 2003 at 11:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
b/w G3 w/10.2 wont start 523 Views / 5 Replies  
Dude! That sucks. Fortunately this was a freebe. She suggests it may be a power supply prob or a conflict over some memory or a scsi card. She added a scsi card and some memory before it started...
Posted by ZSS, on Nov 3, 2002 at 11:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
B/W G3 w/10.2 wont start 523 Views / 5 Replies  
Unfortunately I do not have the OS X.2 CD. She loaded OSX.2 on it before giving it to me. I have a wallstreet running OSX.1, and I tried to boot it off of that CD. It did start up off of the OS...
Posted by ZSS, on Nov 3, 2002 at 11:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wont turn on 523 Views / 5 Replies  
My sister in law gave me a used G3 Yosemite running OSX.2. Although she had to try twice, it did boot up. I took it home and I can't get it past the grey screen with the Apple logo. Screen just...
Posted by ZSS, on Nov 3, 2002 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wallstreet- OS X issues 492 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 300mhz G3 Wallstreet with a DVD drive (requires DVD decoder PCMCIA card). I have OS 9.2 on one partition and OS 10.1.5 on another. This model has no USB or firewire ports and connects to...
Posted by ZSS, on Aug 12, 2002 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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